Illinois News

Illinois Lawmakers Send Governor Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp

The Illinois House has sent the governor a measure legalizing industrial hemp. The House voted 106-3 this week to allow hemp cultivation for commercial use. Hemp is a form of the cannabis plant distinct from marijuana. It does not produce …

XINSURANCE.com Announces a New Approach to Insurance Strategy

Chicago, IL, February 26, 2018– XINSURANCE.com announces its unique “ALL-IN-ONE” INSURANCE POLICY. This new customized “ALL-IN-ONE” policy is the first of its kind. It provides an innovative solution for specialty liability, property and professional liability insurance protection. XINSURANCE is a …

Prime Authorized to Write Surplus Lines in New Hampshire and Rhode Island

Salt Lake City, UT, Chicago, Illinois, November 15, 2017- Prime Holdings Insurance Services, Inc. (“Prime Holdings”) announced that its subsidiary, Prime Insurance Company (“Prime”), recently received approval to write specialty lines insurance coverage in New Hampshire and Rhode Island. “We …

A.M. Best Upgrades Prime Insurance Company with an A Rating

Specialty Excess and Surplus Lines Carrier’s Financial Stability Affirmed Chicago, Illinois, Salt Lake City, Utah and Naples, Florida, September 26, 2017- Prime Insurance Company announced today that A.M. Best Co. has upgraded their financial strength rating from A- to A …

Warrant Issued For Illinois Man Accused of Burning Down Business for Insurance

Authorities in central Illinois have issued an arrest warrant for a businessman they allege burned down his auto and tire shop last year. The State Journal-Register in Springfield reported the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department has issued an arrest warrant on …

Driver Course in Illinois Offers Help for Teens With Attention Disorder

Chicago, Ill.-area students with attention deficit disorder are getting special attention when they learn to drive. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reported a Chicago-based group called Behind the Wheel with ADHD is training driving instructors, including those at Lombard-based Top …

CEO and President of E&S Carrier Takes Flight Across The Country to Meet With Agents and Brokers

Chicago and Salt Lake City, January 26, 2017- Nothing stands between Rick J. Lindsey, CEO, Chairman and President of Prime Insurance Company, and the great agents and brokers of this country. Starting Monday, February 6, 2017, Lindsey kicks off his …

Midwest States See Gains in Health Insurance Coverage

Several Midwest states report significant drops in the number of residents without health insurance. New data shows nearly 200,000 Wisconsin residents gained some form of health insurance between 2013 and 2015. In Illinois, under the Affordable Care Act, the number …

A New Market For Distressed Commercial Auto Risks In Florida

Chicago, IL, June 21, 2016 – Prime Property and Casualty Insurance Inc. (“PPCI”) has rolled into the Florida commercial auto market as a bold new admitted carrier specializing in insurance solutions for distressed and substandard risks. With PPCI, producers now …

Dan Freyer to Serve as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Facilities, LLC’s Chicago Office

Chicago, IL, January 14, 2016—Worldwide Facilities LLC, a leading nationwide wholesale insurance brokerage and managing general agent, is pleased to announce its decision to hire Dan Freyer as Senior Vice President of its Chicago office. Freyer has over 13 years …